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Guajillo What? Pasta al Mojo de Ajo con Camarones

I thought I would bring you something with a little Latino flair today. Dylan, my chef from “Tall Order” is third generation Mexican American. He doesn’t speak any Spanish, but his roots shine through when he is cooking at home for Win. Since Bones has callously refused to butcher a goat and dig a pit so I could make you authentic barbacoa, I had to fall back on something I could throw together in the kitchen during the five minutes I generally allow for food prep. Ready?

Dried Chilies for Mojo de Ajo

Dried Guajillo

Recipe:  Pasta al Mojo de Ajo con Camarones

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 whole guajillo chiles
  • 3/4 cup minced garlic (I use the stuff in the jar, but you chop up a million cloves of garlic if it makes you happy)
  • 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 lb Angel Hair Pasta
  • 1 lb peeled shrimp
  • grated Parmesan or queso anejo (optional)
  • green onions, parsley or cilantro (optional)

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